On Friday, the SOC their first and second team honors for the SOC I as well as the conference’s superlative accolades for the first division. The SOC II honors will be released once Wheelersburg’s season is over.
The Green Bobcats reigned in the most honors among those SOC I teams from Scioto County following their 8-3 season and first playoff appearance since 1990. The following Bobcats were named to the all-conference first team: Trevor Darnell, Caleb Derifield, Lonnie Smith, Alec Smith, and Seth Imes. Mason Hensley, Steve Smith, and James Laber also joined their Green teammates on the all-conference second team. Lonnie Smith was also named SOC I defensive player of the year during his sophomore campaign as he amassed 81 tackles, 10 sacks, and 18 tackles for loss. Green head coach Ted Newsome was also named SOC I coach of the year for 2018.
East’s Kyle Flannery and Chandler Carver were the two Tartans named to the all-conference first team while teammates Jacob Hatcher and Chase Coyle were named to the all-conference second team in Matt Miller’s first season in the Tartans head role.
District special mention for the Northwest Mohawks, Austin Penrod, was named to the all-conference first team as well as teammate Evan Lintz. Their fellow Mohawk teammates, Kaden Zumbro and Caleb Crabtree, were named to the SOC I second team.
Notre Dame’s two district special mentions, Logan Emnett and Braidan Haney, were also named to the SOC I first team. Bryson Arnett and Sam Mays were the Titans that were named to the SOC I second team.
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